Welcome to the Les Chater Family YMCA

Located at 356 Rymal Road, Hamilton, on the south mountain at Turner Park, the Les Chater Family YMCA shares a campus with the Hamilton Public Library, Hamilton Police Services and City of Hamilton. Friendship, support, expertise and all the amenities you expect from Canada's health and fitness leader:

  • Fitness Centre with the latest cardio and weightlifting equipment
  • Complimentary coaching to help you meet your goals
  • Main and leisure swimming pools and full aquatics program
  • Gymnasium
  • Group fitness classes, such as Yoga, Aquafit, TRX and WalkFit
  • CPR and First Aid Certified front-line staff and on-site Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Personal training
  • Preschool, children and youth programs
  • Child Minding
  • Certification courses
  • Recreational sports (basketball, volleyball, soccer)
  • LiveWell specialty programs
  • Accessible to people with disabilities
  • Cafe and more.

Programs for all ages

Register for swim lessons.

Register for swim lessons. Learning how to swim is a lifelong skill that can save a life.

Put a healthier you in motion.

YThrive is a free exercise and coaching program and is included in your YMCA membership. Sign up at the membership desk or email us for an appointment.

We are here for you.

Can't make it to the YMCA? We have you covered with free health and wellness classes and activities you can do in your own home.

Branch Amenities

Cardio Equipment
Child Care – Full Day
Child Minding
Fitness Centre
Group Fitness Classes
Health Management
Meeting Rooms
Personal Training
Pickleball Court
Steam Room
Strength Training Equipment
Swim Lessons
Teen Programs

Join us today.

From cycle sports to peer supports, it's all here at the Y.